The Aquabot ABREEZ4WD Breeze 4WD is an easy-to-use cleaner with exceptional performance at an affordable price. Designed for in-ground pools up to 60 feet in length, it is able to remove dirt and debris with ease.
Aquabot is one of the top brands that stays true to its name and delivers high-quality pool products, and ABREEZ4WD Breeze 4WD is no exception. The unit is perfect if you’re looking for a simple yet efficient way of keeping your pool dirt-free. It offers a plug-and-play operation as well as a fast cleaning cycle that will remove the debris in less than 3 hours. Accessible for all pockets, as well as highly adaptable to several basin styles and shapes, it makes for a streamline transition from manual cleaning to automatic cleaning.
Constructed to resemble a tank, it is resistant and durable, its hard casing protecting the inner elements from any possible damage. It sports a white housing, which makes it easily visible underwater, so you can keep track of its location at any given moment. Therefore, it can accustom several water temperatures, so it can be easily utilized in both cold water and heated water (regardless if you use a heater or solar rays). Although its weight makes it heavier than other units, at 30.3 lbs it still provides stress-less maneuverability. Its top-placed handle is wide enough to support a tight grip on it, while its foldability makes it storage-compact. Even more, it won’t take too much space from the storage enclosure, so you can rest assured that it won’t clutter the space.
The long 60’ cable gives the unit plenty of reach, allowing it to tackle pools as large as 50’ in length without a problem. Even more, to support a stress-less performance, the cord features a swivel attribute. This permits it to avoid the tangles which, otherwise, will inevitably appear during the robot’s cleaning task. So, you don’t have to worry if your kids forget to take the floats or other water toys out of the water, nor will you have to worry about other backyard elements, like water slides or chaise lounges.
While many robots employ continuous tracks to move underwater, Breeze 4WD utilizes the four-wheel-drive mechanism that propels it forward smoothly. The 4 wheels are of the same size, supplying the balance the unit requires to navigate around the pool and over obstacles. The tires are made from PVC and sport a super-grip design that will sustain the cleaner’s performance on vertical areas. But you can rest assured, that it won’t damage the inner lining of the pool, regardless of the texture.
It doesn’t only vacuum the floor, but it also sweeps it in the process, dislodging any stubborn particle that might refuse to do so on its own. Underneath it, the rotating brushes will move debris forward and backward, towards the two large intakes. The brushes move continuously, so they will miss no spot, whereas the intakes can be manually set to reach closer to the floor. So, there’s no need to priorly brush the pool manually. The collected dirt is stored into the two, generous, trash chambers, which are easily accessible through the top of the unit.
They snap in place, therefore removing the accumulated media will be a breeze. Moreover, the chambers are lined with superfine mesh filters, which can remove and contain particles as small as two microns. Therefore, you can rest assured that the unit can tackle several types of debris, from small algae to large leaves, without returning any of it into the water.
To navigate around the pool, it utilizes the AquaSmart Gyro system, which actively scans the area creating the optimum path for a thorough, quick cleaning. Although it moves forward at all times, now and then it will turn around on its own, thus preventing getting stuck in tight areas as well as ensuring an in-depth clean. As it covers the entire water basin, make sure to remove all the pool alarms present in the pool, as the underwater waves will trigger them.
Its path doesn’t cover only the floor, but at every 4th pass, it will climb the walls, going up to the waterline and removing the deposits. Even more, thanks to its high filtration rate, 80 gallons per minute, as it moves it will also disperse the chemicals in the pool, evening their quantity around the water, therefore ensuring proper water circulation and water balance.
Although it has only an on/off button on its console, therefore it cannot be programmed differently, the pre-installed setting offers a fast, under 3 hours cleaning cycle. As soon as its program has finished, it will turn itself off, so all you’ll need to do is remove it from the pool. Also, it is highly compatible with several pool-designs including the traditional round, rectangular or oval shaping, as well as other forms which include Grecian and figure 8. However, keep in mind that depending on your pool’s shape, the unit might not be compatible with the cover – regardless if it’s a safety or a solar-type.
The unit has a two-year warranty, the first year offering full support, whereas the second supplying only limited help. But this will not be a problem as the unit was designed to give you as little trouble as possible during its utilization. The only element that requires your attention after each utilization is the media basket and its filters. The baskets pop up easily, and if you spray them with a clean water jet, you can easily remove the goo from them. Aside from this, another element you should keep an eye on is the brush roll, since in time it might get worn out, the moment in which you’ll have to replace it. Additionally, the water condition is also another element you shouldn’t neglect. Frequently check the balance, and never utilize the vacuum if the water presents anomalies. The most frequent ones are:
Although it’s not the most advanced unit, as it doesn’t have programmable settings nor timers, it does supply its owner with a spotless basin in under 3 hours. Therefore, if you don’t mind the single-program function, you can benefit from a unit that scrubs and vacuums at the same time, reaching all areas of the pool. Even more, it works independently from your pool filter and pump, so it will never overload the system.